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Sen. Kerry Predicts ‘Ice-Free Arctic' In '5 or 10 Years’
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Posted on 07/23/2010 8:46:40 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Sen. Kerry Predicts ‘Ice-Free Arctic' In '5 or 10 Years’ Friday, July 23, 2010 By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer

(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at a town hall-style meeting promoting climate change legislation on Thursday, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) predicted there will be “an ice-free Arctic” in five to 10 years..

“The arctic ice is disappearing faster than was predicted,” Kerry said. “And instead of waiting until 2030 or whenever it was to have an ice-free Arctic, we’re going to have one in five or 10 years.”

However, the Web site of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says: “Using the observed 2007/2008 summer sea ice extents as a starting point, computer models predict that the Arctic could be nearly sea ice free in summertime within 30 years.”

NOAA cites as its source on Arctic sea ice a study published in the April 3, 2009 edition of Geophysical Research Letters by J.E. Overland and Muyin Wang. (Overland works for NOAA at the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and Wang is at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, in Seattle.)

In their study, Overland and Wang “predict an expected value for a nearly sea ice free Arctic in September by the year 2037.” They also note in their summary, however, that “a sea ice free Arctic in September may occur as early as the late 2020s” based on their analysis of six computer models.

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Thurston Howell III...............
1 posted on 07/23/2010 8:46:45 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

We need a pic of Teresa’s new yacht for her boytoy.


2 posted on 07/23/2010 8:47:34 AM PDT by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s full of crap, but maybe an ice free arctic would be a good thing. He doesn’t know.


3 posted on 07/23/2010 8:47:57 AM PDT by Williams
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To: Sub-Driver

He’ll be able to sail his 76’ yacht from Newport to San Fran via the North West.


4 posted on 07/23/2010 8:48:29 AM PDT by Wilderness Conservative
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To: Sub-Driver

Must be jealous of all the money Al Gore has been making off of green-pimping.


5 posted on 07/23/2010 8:48:45 AM PDT by newheart (History is an outbreak of madness--Ellul)
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To: Sub-Driver; meyer; SteamShovel; Desdemona; grey_whiskers; proud_yank; Horusra; Thunder90; ...
Dimwitted stiff.

 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

6 posted on 07/23/2010 8:48:45 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("Release the Second Chakra !!!!!!!" ... Al Gore, 10/24/06)
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To: Sub-Driver

THIS would be FANTASTIC and should be encouraged. It would open up the famed “Northwest Passage” saving thousands of shipping miles and making the Chinese controlled Panama Canal obsolete!! MELT ON !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


7 posted on 07/23/2010 8:49:07 AM PDT by bt579 (Let's put an end...to the Dems...in 2010.)
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To: Sub-Driver

And only in the Summer, the ice cap will continue to freeze solid in Winter, no matter.


8 posted on 07/23/2010 8:49:07 AM PDT by Williams
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To: Sub-Driver

I predict a Kerry Free Senate in 5 to 10 years. Any bets my forecast is more accurate than Senator Kerry’s (who by the way served in Viet Nam)?


9 posted on 07/23/2010 8:49:21 AM PDT by mort56
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To: Sub-Driver

Ice-Free Arctic?

That just gives him more places to hide his yacht from taxes.


10 posted on 07/23/2010 8:49:27 AM PDT by earlJam
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To: Sub-Driver
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) predicted there will be “an ice-free Arctic” in five to 10 years.
And even if true, how/why is this life threatening?
11 posted on 07/23/2010 8:49:27 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: junta

We should raise a million dollars and bet Senator Kerry (who served in Vietnam). He’d have to save the allowance the “widow Heinz” gives him.


12 posted on 07/23/2010 8:49:44 AM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: Sub-Driver

John Boy is way past being ready for the rubber room.


13 posted on 07/23/2010 8:50:15 AM PDT by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sub-Driver
More sailing room for his yacht
14 posted on 07/23/2010 8:51:16 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: Wilderness Conservative

And avoid taxes all the while!


15 posted on 07/23/2010 8:51:16 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: Williams

The Ketchup Gigolo can use his new yacht to sail the Arctic. How can this be a bad thing?


16 posted on 07/23/2010 8:51:22 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (2012, the end of our long national nightmare.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Its called summer you big dope.


17 posted on 07/23/2010 8:51:44 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Sub-Driver

No problem, the ice is building up so fast in the Antarctic that it’ll soon reach to Rhode Island where Kerry keeps his yacht to avoid Mass. taxes.


18 posted on 07/23/2010 8:52:28 AM PDT by the Real fifi
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To: junta

19 posted on 07/23/2010 8:52:37 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

No problem, the ice is building up so fast in the Antarctic that it’ll soon reach to Rhode Island where Kerry keeps his yacht to avoid Mass. taxes.


20 posted on 07/23/2010 8:52:37 AM PDT by the Real fifi
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s probably going after the Nobel Peace Prize.


21 posted on 07/23/2010 8:52:53 AM PDT by unique
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To: Sub-Driver
"“The arctic ice is disappearing faster than was predicted,” Kerry said"

Predicted by whom? The Vietcong or one of Kerry's CIA comrades from their days in Cambodia doing secret OPS?

22 posted on 07/23/2010 8:52:53 AM PDT by wmileo
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To: Sub-Driver

The article quotes even the alarmist scientist as saying there is less than a 50% chance Kerry is correct.

We have people who have never been North of their Aunt Tilly’s back yard, all in a tizzy over whether the Arctic is ever ice free in the Summer.

And it means squat.


23 posted on 07/23/2010 8:52:53 AM PDT by Williams
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To: Sub-Driver

Yet the Arctic ice is thicker today than in 1980, 1990, or 2000.

June 1, 2000 vs. June 1, 2010
http://igloo.atmos.uiuc.edu/cgi-bin/test/print.sh?fm=06&fd=01&fy=2000&sm=06&sd=01&sy=2010


24 posted on 07/23/2010 8:53:00 AM PDT by avacado
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To: Sub-Driver

I guess Al Gore is too busy getting “Chakra Releases” to beat the drum for global warming, and Kerry has taken over.


25 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:17 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (In the White House the mighty White House the Liar sleeps tonight.............)
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To: Sub-Driver

I am hoping for a “ass-free senate”


26 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:17 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver

Lying a$$hole... the Arctic melt is slower and smaller than ever before... read it here on FR two days ago. YOU LIE lurch!

LLS


27 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:17 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Me thinks Kerry wants to be the new Gore.


28 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:21 AM PDT by ILS21R (A 200 year supply of oil... in Alaska....right now)
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To: Sub-Driver

This clown is a senator because there is NOTHING in the real world that anyone would hire him for. Wanna make him have a heart attack? Ask him a question from a 6th grade science course.


29 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:31 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Sub-Driver

Sen. Kerry Predicts ‘Ice-Free Arctic’ In ‘5 or 10 Years’

Translation: We need to pass Cap-N-Trade to save the Ice Cap.

He knows darn well the ice cap ain’t going anywhere but he and the rest of the control freaks can take credit for saving the ice cap in 10 years by saying that cap n trade saved the day.


30 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:35 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Sub-Driver

I predict a Kerry-free Senate in less than that................


31 posted on 07/23/2010 8:55:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: maggief

And no sales tax to boot. Reason one billion or so why socialism will fail, even its boosters hate it.


32 posted on 07/23/2010 8:56:00 AM PDT by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Sub-Driver

I am hoping for a Kerry free Senate in 5 to 10 years.


33 posted on 07/23/2010 8:56:43 AM PDT by Busywhiskers ("Once you have wrestled, everything else in life is easy" -Dan Gable)
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To: Sub-Driver
Consider the source...
John F'n....

What an idiot...

34 posted on 07/23/2010 8:59:03 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Sub-Driver
And instead of waiting until 2030 or whenever it was to have an ice-free Arctic

Or whenever it was? Or whenever it was?

He can't even take time to familiarize himself with the left's own AGW propaganda and expects to be taken seriously?

35 posted on 07/23/2010 9:01:50 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Be wary of all politicians..... especially ones that you admire.)
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To: Sub-Driver
And instead of waiting until 2030 or whenever it was to have an ice-free Arctic

Or whenever it was? Or whenever it was?

He can't even take time to familiarize himself with the left's own AGW propaganda and expects to be taken seriously?

36 posted on 07/23/2010 9:02:03 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Be wary of all politicians..... especially ones that you admire.)
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To: maggief
Kerry..always keeping an eye on the things that really matter....(eye roll)
37 posted on 07/23/2010 9:02:12 AM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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To: mort56

“I predict a Kerry Free Senate in 5 to 10 years. Any bets my forecast is more accurate than Senator Kerry’s (who by the way served in Viet Nam)?”

Was he in Viet Nam? Win any medals?


38 posted on 07/23/2010 9:02:18 AM PDT by jessduntno ("Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny...its principles are the founding principles." - M. Levin)
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To: mort56

“I predict a Kerry Free Senate in 5 to 10 years. Any bets my forecast is more accurate than Senator Kerry’s (who by the way served in Viet Nam)?”

Was he in Viet Nam? Win any medals?


39 posted on 07/23/2010 9:02:40 AM PDT by jessduntno ("Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny...its principles are the founding principles." - M. Levin)
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To: Sub-Driver
Polar Meltdown? NOT! by Bill Steffen, Chief Meteorologist WOOD TV Grand Rapids.
Good info. Lots of links.
Great site for weather geeks and global warming nonbelievers.
40 posted on 07/23/2010 9:04:33 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: penelopesire
LOL! ... and sucking on too many penis straws.


41 posted on 07/23/2010 9:04:42 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe Point Barrow, Alaska will become a popular beach resort. Move over, Waikiki!


42 posted on 07/23/2010 9:05:31 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Sub-Driver

uh oh... Teresa....he’s been sniffing ketchup again...


43 posted on 07/23/2010 9:05:34 AM PDT by BigFinn (Isa 32:8 But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Just cuz a liberal thinks something will happen, does not mean it will actually happen.

Hillary served two (unelected) terms as president, and yet hell did not freeze over.

44 posted on 07/23/2010 9:07:07 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: jessduntno

He was an admiral in the Cambodian Navy.


45 posted on 07/23/2010 9:07:15 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: maggief

LOL..perhaps Kerry and his dingbat harem there should be sent to the Gulf to suck it all up with a straw.


46 posted on 07/23/2010 9:09:44 AM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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To: penelopesire

I see five boobs.


47 posted on 07/23/2010 9:10:19 AM PDT by tumblindice
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To: tumblindice

LOL!


48 posted on 07/23/2010 9:12:33 AM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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To: Sub-Driver

Good. Once the ice is gone it will be easier to drill for oil. ;>)

The earth, this small rock that is lost in space, has been changing from it’s beginning. It will continue to change until it’s gone ... and there’s not a damn thing that we can do about it.

The arrogance of man never ceases to amaze me.

When you know a rainstorm is coming. rather than waste time thinking that you can stop the storm, it is better to learn to dance in the rain.

Okay, I’m getting too ‘out there’, so I’ll shut up and help my wife pack for our weekend camping trip. I wonder... will we celebrate the sunshine or find ourselves..... dancing in the rain?


49 posted on 07/23/2010 9:12:41 AM PDT by Gator113 (God save the Republic.....)
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He’s certainly way beyond his “use by” date. He was already over ripe, swelling and smelling in the ‘70s.


50 posted on 07/23/2010 9:15:16 AM PDT by dools007
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